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たからぶくろ Takarabukuro

Traveling is always a little more of a treat when you have a unique bag inwhich to put all your special treasures, whatever they may be. In Japanese, we call these treasure bags Takarabukuro. Very soon, we’ll be hoping on … Continue reading

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Exploring our Surroundings

I am curious and quite passionate about history, especially that which surrounds us. I want to discover and learn, visit and see, know the story of our region, our land, our country. Today we went for a day trip to … Continue reading

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Day 22 AEDM : The Pink City

Today was an emotional day. Two years ago, I was spending Christmas with my husband and son in the home of my in-laws when I got the news that my grandmother had cancer. Exactly two years later, it was again, … Continue reading

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Day 21 AEDM : Posting While Abscent

This weekend we are in Toulouse, or more specifically, St. Jean at the home of my in-laws. We took off this morning at 6:30 AM and arrived in time for lunch. It is nice to be with family again. The … Continue reading

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Day 14 : AEDM – Day Trip to Honfleur

Wednesday, for our ‘day-off’ commemorating the signing of the Armistice, we went for a day trip to Normandy and visited the towns of Honfleur and Deauville. The day was beautiful, the lighting perfect, the town historic and quaint, perfect for … Continue reading

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Day 12 : AEDN – Travel

Why do we go on trips? From where does the desire to go elsewhere come from? This past Tuesday, when I wrote a sorry excuse of a blog post, it was because I spent the afternoon at the Maison du … Continue reading

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Day 7 : AEDN – Scrapbooking continued…

Today my hubby had a kart racing competition so my Saturday was the routine of a usual weekday. This morning we all woke up at the usual time. Since it is Saturday though, I decided to take the boys to … Continue reading

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Day 3 : AEDM – Chile

Today was another rainy day, but we still managed to go out twice! It is day three of Art Every Day Month. I love it! I feel like I am really getting things done, moving ahead in some of my … Continue reading

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A Changed Level of Consciousness

In the span of four weeks, i.e. one month, my little family has set foot on three different continents, rested their head on pillows in three different countries, have spent days and eaten meals in three different time zones, and … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

Tomorrow my best friend will be in town! I haven’t seen Kara for over a year which leaves us with a lot of catching up to do. Kara and I met years ago, here in Paris. We met signing up … Continue reading

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